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Bengal polls 2021: Vaccinate every adult on an emergency footing, says Gopalkrishna Gandhi

'It should not be said that electoral democracy runs at the cost of her citizens’ health'
Gopalkrishna Gandhi
Gopalkrishna Gandhi
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The Telegraph   |   Calcutta   |   Published 16.03.21, 01:52 AM

Former Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi has said every adult in the poll-bound states and Union territory should be vaccinated on an emergency footing.

“Given that the coronavirus is re-surging in an almost frantic pace, it is essential that every single adult in the four ‘election-due’ states of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and in the Union Territory of Pondicherry be vaccinated on an emergency footing, irrespective of age and co-morbidity. And all polling personnel including security guards as well. 

“It should not be said that electoral democracy runs at the cost of  her citizens’ health,” Gandhi said in a statement.



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